Pay Transparency Act

Summary of Policy

This policy describes the employee requirements under the Federal Pay Transparency Act.

Affected Parties

All Groups

Policy Statement

Dartmouth College
Employment Policies and Procedures
Policy last updated: March 9, 2017

Applies to: All employees

Dartmouth College will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Dartmouth College's legal duty to furnish information.

Inquiries or complaints regarding Pay Transparency Act may be directed to Dartmouth's Office of Human Resources and/or the United States Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP): 

Office of Human Resources

7 Lebanon Street

Suite 203

Hanover, NH 03755

Phone: (603) 646-3411

E-mail: Human.Resources@Dartmouth.EDU 


Boston District Office

US Dept. of Labor


John F. Kennedy Federal Building

Room E-235

Boston, MA 02203

Phone: (617) 624-6780

Fax: (617) 624-6702


For additional information, see:


Policy ID


Effective Date

March 9, 2017

Last Revised Date

March 9, 2017


Office of the President

Office of Primary Responsibility

Office of Human Resources (HR)

Last Reviewed Date

March 9, 2019

Next Review Date